Article ID : 00020272 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019Print

How to create a PIN for your account.

    A PIN is a quick, convenient way to sign in to your computer by using a four digit numeric code.

    1. Point to (but do not click) the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click to select the Settings charm. Image

      NOTE:  The Windows Logo + I key combination will also take you to the Settings screen.

    2. In the Settings screen, in the lower-right corner, click Change PC settings. Image
    3. In the PC Settings screen, click the Users tab.
    4. On the Users tab, click the Create a PIN button. Image
    5. At the prompt, enter your current password and select OK. Image
    6. At the Create a PIN prompt, enter the desired four digit numeric code in the Enter PIN box, re-enter it in the Confirm PIN box, and then click the Finish button. Image